The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) Vice Chairperson, Mrs. Josephine Matambo, announced the appointment of Ms. Regina Chinamasa as the Acting Commissioner General effective February 1, 2022 following the retirement of Mr. Rameck Masaire whose retirement became effective at the end of January 2022.

“Currently Ms Chinamasa is the Commissioner for Revenue Assurance. She is credited for introducing various processes that are plugging revenue leakages through modern investigative and compliance systems, she also has vast experience in domestic taxes and customs and excise fields,” said Matambo in the board issued statement.

The new Acting Commissioner General started her career as a Tax Assessor in 1994 in the then Department of Taxes and joined the Investigation Division of ZIMRA at its inception in 2001.

She moved to Customs and Excise in 2011 as Head of Compliance and Risk Management. She was part of the team that introduced the authorised economic operators (AEOs) trade facilitation, post clearance audits among other innovations.

From 2014, she joined the Domestic Taxes Division and served in various leadership roles from Head level to Acting as Commissioner Domestic Taxes between 2016 and 2018.

Ms Chinamasa is a tax expert with over 28 years of diverse experience in the field of revenue mobilisation and enforcement of compliance to fiscal laws.